'Octomom' Nadya Suleman Goes into Rehab for Xanax Addiction
Her 14 children reportedly will stay with nannies while she's treated for Xanax abuse and anxiety
Nadya “Octomom” Suleman has entered rehab for prescription drug addiction, and her 14 children reportedly will remain with nannies for at least the next month.
Suleman, 37, checked into the Chapman House Treatment Center last week because of “anxiety, exhaustion, and stress” linked to a Xanax addiction, her rep says.
“Ms. Suleman has been taking Xanax that was prescribed by her doctor to deal with her anxiety but she felt she needed a treatment program to help with her recovery,” her rep tells ABC News. “She will be in treatment for 28 days or more if needed.”
The rep adds, “Although the rehab offered to treat her at no charge, Ms. Suleman opted to pay for the program.”